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More health workers to be recruited - President Akufo-Addo

BY: Zadok Kwame Gyesi

President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo has announced that his government will recruit more health workers in his second term to help improve Ghana's healthcare delivery services.

He said his first term saw the recruitment of 100,000 healthcare professionals into the country's healthcare service.

President Akufo-Addo said this while delivering the 2021 State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament on Tuesday afternoon, March 9, 2021.

He said his second term will ensure that every district without a hospital get one, adding that government was also going to construct regional hospitals in each of the six newly created regions.

Similarly, President Akufo-Addo said, some of the regional hospitals will be upgraded to teaching hospitals to offer more specilaised care services.

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